Walter is a technical advisor in the Intellectual Property Group. His work focuses on the strategic development of patent portfolios to protect core technology and competitor products, and advising on strategic patent prosecution in US and foreign jurisdictions. Walter has a versatile technical background that enables him to serve clients in a wide range of medical technology and life sciences, with a particular emphasis in implantable devices, medical systems and instrumentation, biomechanics, and liquid biopsy.
Walter received his bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley. His undergraduate research and coursework focused on bioprocessing and biomedical devices. Walter worked as an engineer at two international biotechnology product development companies.